DIY drawer organizer

I love making things out of scrap, especially if it is useful. I think it is as great way to save money and the environment!!!!!! I made this as a sock drawer organizer using an old catalog from Gap. I found a great step by step on how to fold these lovely boxes with pictures!

                                                  Before                                           After

The square piece of paper I used is 26.5 x 26.5 cm.
The finished product came to be 9.5L x 9.5W x 4.5H cm

Because I was using cardstock it was hard to fold down the edges so I used my face cream to fold down the edges. After folding all the boxes I stuck all of these boxes together with double sided tape and it is complete :)

by Cho
DIY drawer organizer DIY drawer organizer Reviewed by thechichicho nails on Saturday, August 25, 2012 Rating: 5


  1. What a fabulous idea! Great job! I'm going to have to try this. :-)

  2. This is a great idea! I actually make this boxes to organize my pins-and-stuff drawer, but I've never thought about doing that, awesome! :D

    1. Thanks Thanks,
      I am not trying to collect enough nice paper from magazines for my tank tops and other drawers too :)
      I can imagine that it would be great for all those bobbi pins and elastics

  3. WOW!! I ♥ this idea! I've wrapped gifts in pretty advertisements from magazines, but I couldn't have come up with this!

    Definitely going to try this as a jewellery organizer (for all my little earrings)

    Can't wait to start with it! :)

    Thanks so much for sharing!

    1. Thanks thanks :) this post actually is a lot more popular than i expected, thanks for all your support.

      This would be great as a gift box too I think :)
      Make two then you have your bottom and a lid

    2. I did that for my mom - as a mini jewellery box. :D And I sewed a pretty button on the top lid, it looks cute. :D

    3. Putting a button on top would make it so cute :)
      I wish I could see what it looked like :)

    4. I put it on twitter :D That one was actually for my dad, I mixed it up, I made one in pink-yellow combination with a flower on top for my mom. :)

  4. Replies
    1. Hehehe yup yup, great rainy day activity and also a great way to reduce our trash and keep more money in our pockets hehe :)



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